Ericsson Partners Icomera to Provide Onboard WiFi for High Speed ICE Trains in Germany

Ericsson Partners Icomera to Provide Onboard WiFi for High Speed ICE Trains in Germany Image Credit: Icomera

Ericsson said it has been implementing and supporting a mobile Internet connectivity solution onboard 386 of Deutsche Bahn's high-speed ICE trains in Germany, in partnership with Icomera. This includes the new ICE 4 trains which will enter service in the next years

The Wi-Fi networks onboard the trains are connected to the radio access networks of all three of Germany's mobile network operators, thereby ensuring excellent connectivity for Deutsche Bahn passengers as they travel at speeds up to 300 km/h.

Icomera provides a mobile Internet connectivity platform comprising of Wi-Fi hardware such as antennas and routers, as well as virtual application servers for selected entertainment services, while Ericsson provides network gateways and services such as managed network operations, field services and training for Deutsche Bahn employees. 

Saeed Bashirian, Managing Director of Icomera Germany GmbH
We are pleased to utilize Ericsson's professional managed services to extend the high-quality passenger experience that Deutsche Bahn is known for with our proven technology that connects tens of thousands of vehicles and millions of passengers to the internet every week. 

Andrea Petti, Head of Intelligent Transport Systems at Ericsson
Together with Icomera, Ericsson is providing an operator-agnostic Wi-Fi service that ensures all Deutsche Bahn have access to excellent connectivity - regardless of which mobile network they subscribe to.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

For tips and feedback, email Ray at ray.sharma(at), or reach him on LinkedIn @raysharma10, Facebook @1RaySharma


du Partners Gemalto to Demo e-SIM Activation Over the Air


OPNFV's Third Platform Release Colorado Brings Key Enhancements to Security & Testing



Artelligence 2019

Network Virtualization and SDN Asia

Network Virtualization & SDN Americas

Mobile 360 Digital Societies 2019

TADSummit 2019

MWC Los Angeles 2019

The Digitrans Forum 2019

Mobile 360 Eurasia 2019